April 30, 2024 ALL

Panel: Theology Beyond the Binary -Contemporary Approaches to Gender and Religious Authority

Academic panel exploring the contemporary approaches to gender and sexuality within diverse religious groups across America. Presented by the Tuohy Center for Interreligious Understanding, the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the Program of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. Free and open to the public.
Jardine Room, Lombardo Student Center
Speakers and topics:
Rodney Hessinger: “‘Religious Overmuch’”: John Humphrey Noyes and the Reordering of the Sexual Cosmos
Ellen Posman: Fluid Theory Meets Binary Practice: Buddhist Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality
Laynie Soloman: Nothing About Us Without Us’: Power, Autonomy, and Expertise in Queerly Shaping Jewish Law
Kate Davis: Performing Gender Online: Mormon and Evangelical Women in America
Semiha Topal: Contemporary Islamic Responses to Gender Fluidity and Sexual Diversity
Noah Bickart: Panel moderator
Click https://www.jcu.edu/calendar/theology-beyond-binary for the abstracts and speaker bios.